All posts by Erin Holden

In the Company of Strangers

Thomas Hofbauer’s breakout film is more relevant than ever To celebrate the 17th anniversary of Thomas Hofbauer’s directorial debut, In the Company of Strangers (2001), the film is being screened at the Maumee Indoor Theatre. It tells the story of Brian, a teenager who is arrested for assaulting a gay couple, and is sentenced to

Artistic Escapism

The Toledo Museum of Art’s Great Art Escape is full of events for both kids and adults. Art lovers, no matter their taste, can’t help but find something to enjoy at this event. TMA will unveil their free TMApp for visitors to download and use during a scavenger hunt through the galleries. Every day there

Art Loop Lights

Head downtown for the winter wonderland with the last Art Loop of 2018. Christmas shopping with local vendors at Handmade Toledo’s Mini Maker’s Mart, beautiful light displays, and all manner of holiday-themed gifts make this an evening you won’t want to miss. The Hensville lights are back by popular demand, with two new light installations

Atomic Pop Perrysburg

63-year-old twins Mark and Michael Kerse, together, comprise Mr. Atomic, a surrealist pop art duo whose work will be on display at the Perrysburg Municipal Building beginning in January. Mr. Atomic’s paintings, often with a comic-book sensibility, also depict celebrities (like Marilyn Monroe and The Beatles), bright landscapes, and eccentrically rendered animals. The 18 paintings

Poignant Photographs

Rowan Renee’s photography tackles subjects as diverse as sexual abuse, the vibrant traditions of New Orleans, and women’s mystical power. The nude subjects in her tintype photographs hold arresting expressions that leave you wanting to know more. Renee is also known for her installations, sculptures, street art, and printmaking. Learn more about her at rowanrenee.com.

Toledo Voices at Play

Feel like you may have written (or could write) the next great American play? Now might be your chance to let your talent shine. The Toledo Repertoire Theatre is calling for submissions to “Toledo Voices,” a night where local playwrights bring their unproduced manuscripts and participate in a series of readings, followed by feedback from